When IC patients flare, it can be quite overwhelming to walk, much less embark on a fitness program. Running and/or typical aerobics classes, for example, can exacerbate symptoms. However, walking that keeps the hits more level and swimming are potential alternatives. Given the predisposition that many patients have towards pelvic muscle tightness, exercises that strengthen the stomach can also be difficult.
Luckily, the new exercise program (New Dawn Pilates For People with Pelvic Pain
) has been created specifically for IC patients and and receives rave reviews. Watch the excerpt below. We're delighted to share this video with you as well as several videos from Gaiam Productions that explore more gentle exercise programs!